Basic Egg Custard Recipe

Basic Egg Custard is an irresistible mouth-watering recipe. An easy to prepare custard recipe, this Basic Egg Custard is a dish that you would surely love to try.

Summary

CuisineCourse

Ingredients

 Eggs2
 Egg yolks2
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Vanilla pod/1 teaspoon vanilla extract1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1045 Calories from Fat 363

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.9%

Saturated Fat 18.6 g93.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 860.9 mg287%

Sodium 425.6 mg17.7%

Total Carbohydrates 140 g46.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g7.9%

Sugars 137.2 g

Protein 39 g78.3%

Vitamin A 32.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 88.5% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Beat eggs, egg yolks, and sugar together, using electric mixer at medium speed, about 5 minutes, until thick and doubled in bulk.
Slowly heat milk with vanilla pod in heavy saucepan until hot but not boiling.
Remove pod; stir milk into egg mixture.
Pour into top of large double boiler; add vanilla pod.
Cook over hot water, stirring constantly, about 20 minutes, until thickened.
Remove vanilla pod; rinse and pat dry for future use.
Makes thin custard that can also be used as a sauce.
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